Sri Lanka announced the completion of a $2.6 billion IMF bailout, but it was seeking fresh loans to support an economy emerging from decades of ethnic war.
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HONG KONG, July 14, 2011 (AFP) - World leaders expressed anger and revulsion Thursday at triple bomb blasts that killed 17 people and left more than 140 injured in India's commercial capital Mumbai.
AFP - Indian mourner Mahant Mandal holds a photograph of his brother Kishan Mandal after his death in a bomb blast in Mumbai on July 14, 2011.
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Sri Lanka's president on Tuesday offered concessions to ethnic Tamil demands for greater autonomy ahead of elections in which the minority community could play a decisive role.
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Sri Lanka on Friday rejected the findings of a trio of United Nations-appointed investigators who said they doubted a video showing apparent executions by Sri Lankan soldiers was fake.
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COLOMBO, Jan 8, 2010 (AFP) - Sri Lanka was under new pressure Friday to submit to a war crimes investigation after the United Nations authenticated a video allegedly showing prisoners being executed by troops last year.
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COLOMBO, Jan 1, 2010 (AFP) - Sri Lanka's president on Friday dismissed the European Union's suspension of preferential trade status to the island, saying his government would resist foreign "strategic interference".
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